Scenario: college party with other folks my age, drinking and meeting folks. Problem: I'm not good at talking about light, non-intellectual topics at parties. I don't watch TV or movies or know about goings on on campus. What can I talk about (that isn't boring), or how can I improve this? [more inside]
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Is my friend being petty, or should I try harder to patch this up? Long explanation... [more inside]
How to be more outgoing and social? [more inside]
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